Joanna’s Poncho

 

Materials:

·        Approx. 200 yards worsted weight yarn

·        US #10 knitting needles, double pointed or short circulars

·        Stitch markers

Gauge:

14 sts = 4”/10cm

 

Abbreviations:

Knit front and back (kfb): knit into front and back loop of the same stitch

 

 

Pattern fits size 2T – 3T.  Cast on more stitches for larger heads.

 

 

Cast on 42 stitches.

Join ends being careful not to twist.

Row 1:    Yo, pm, k1, yo, k20, yo, pm, k1, yo, k21

Row 2:    Slip marker, k2, p20, k1, slip marker, k2, p20, k1

Row 3:    Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k to marker, yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k to marker

Row 4:    Slip marker, k2, p to 1 stitch before marker, k1, slip marker, k2, p to 1 stitch before marker, k1

Row 5:    *Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k10, kfb, k1, kfb, k to marker, repeat from *

Row 6:    K all stitches

Row 7:    *Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k to marker, repeat from *

Row 8:    K all stitches

Row 9:    *Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k12, kfb, k1, kfb, k to marker, repeat from *

Row 10:  K all stitches

Row 11:  *Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k to marker, repeat from *

Row 12:  K all stitches

Row 13:  *Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k to marker, repeat from *

Row 14:  Slip marker, k2, p to 1 stitch before marker, k1, slip marker, k2, p to 1 stitch before marker, k1

Row 15 and all odd numbered rows from this point: Yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k to marker, yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k to marker.

Row 16, 18, 20, and 22: K all stitches

Repeat rows 14 – 23 until poncho reaches desired length.

Cast off loosely.

Add fringe

 

 

If you do not wish to add fringe you could knit rows 15 and 16 twice then cast off. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2004 Laura L. Green  Grafton, MA